Endoscopic ultrasonography with guided fine needle aspiration biopsy of a mediastinal mass lesion

Acta Radiol. 1995 May;36(3):326-8.


A method of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) with guided needle aspiration biopsy for conclusive diagnosis of a mediastinal mass lesions is described. The technique might prove useful for diagnosis of solid mass lesions in the mediastinum including diagnosis of lymph nodes for preoperative staging of lung cancer.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adenocarcinoma / diagnostic imaging*
  • Adenocarcinoma / pathology*
  • Biopsy, Needle* / instrumentation
  • Equipment Design
  • Female
  • Gastroscopes
  • Humans
  • Lung Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging
  • Mediastinal Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • Mediastinal Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Mediastinoscopes
  • Middle Aged
  • Neoplasm Invasiveness
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Ultrasonography, Interventional* / instrumentation